Contemporary British Fiction
By (author) Nick Bentley
Normal Price: $154.99
Your Price: $139.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $15.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Contemporary British Fiction by Nick Bentley
Book DescriptionThis critical guide introduces major novelists and themes in British fiction from 1975 to 2005. It engages with concepts such as postmodernism, feminism, gender and the postcolonial, and examines the place of fiction within broader debates in contemporary culture. A comprehensive Introduction provides a historical context for the study of contemporary British fiction by detailing significant social, political and cultural events. This is followed by five chapters organised around the core themes: (1) Narrative Forms, (2) Contemporary Ethnicities, (3) Gender and Sexuality, (4) History, Memory and Writing, and (5) Narratives of Cultural Space. Key Features * Introduces the major themes and trends in British fiction over the last 30 years * Analyses a range of writers and texts including Brick Lane by Monica Ali, London Fields by Martin Amis, The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter, Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby, The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi, Atonement by Ian McEwan, Shame by Salman Rushdie, Downriver by Iain Sinclair, White Teeth by Zadie Smith, and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson. * Presents a variety of critical perspectives essential for studying contemporary British fiction * Provides essential resources for further reading and research
Buy Contemporary British Fiction book by Nick Bentley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780748624195
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nick Bentley
Contemporary British Fiction, Paperback (August 2008)
This Edinburgh Critical Guide provides an introduction to the major novelists and the main themes in narrative fiction over the last 30 years.
British Fiction of the 1990s, Hardback (August 2005)» View all books by Nick Bentley
Presenting a fresh perspective on the diverse writings that appeared in British fiction during the 1990s, this book brings together leading academics in the field.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Contemporary British Fiction book by Nick Bentley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Nick Bentley
Nick Bentley lectures in English literature at Keele University. His main research interests are in post-1945 British fiction and literary and cultural theory. He is author of Radical Fictions: The English Novel in the 1950s (Peter Lang, 2007) and editor of British Fiction of the 1990s (Routledge, 2005). He has published journal articles on Julian Barnes, Zadie Smith, Colin MacInnes, Sam Selvon, and the representations of youth in British New Left writing.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.